Ok this is embarrassing. But I've been struggling with smelly armpits for a while. I have tried everything... I yake two showers a day, and evwn in the shower after scrubbing and scratching they still smell. I wash with an antibacterial soap. I scrub with clean rags. Hard. After I get dry I make sure my armpits are dry ans I apply degree clinical strength deoderant/ anti perspirant. And they still smell with the deodorant. I have tried vinegar, lime, baking soda, cornstarch, zinc, desitin, baby powder, witch hazel, changing deoderants, not using deoderant, evrything! Andd they still reek. This is embarrassing. I don't know what else to do.
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replied March 21st, 2014
I forgot to add, I've even tried washing with bleach! After bleach what other option xould there be?
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replied May 22nd, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Smell and odor varies in different people and is triggered by excessive sebaceous activity in axilla armpit. I would suggest hair free armpits and rest continue same measures, wear loose cotton clothes and prevent sweating in there, See if these measures help.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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